King of Prussia, PA – William G. Gaines, Jr., MD, MPH has been named Medical Director for MedRisk. Dr. Gaines will oversee the quality of provider clinical performance and develop innovative medical management strategies.
Dr. Gaines, who has a strong background in occupational medicine, brings 30 years of experience in directing medical management programs and finding solutions to provide high-quality care to his new role. In addition to his practice at Baylor Scott & White Health in College Station, Texas, he has served as national medical director for a large property and casualty insurance carrier and previously worked for Procter & Gamble and Conoco Phillips.
Board Certified in Preventive Medicine – Occupational Medicine and in Internal Medicine, Dr. Gaines is active in the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the Texas Occupational Medicine Association and the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute. He has coauthored numerous scientific papers and delivered presentations on a variety of topics, including musculoskeletal disorders, back pain, occupational health, and delayed recovery from work injuries.
He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas. He conducted post-graduate work in internal medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and received his Master’s in Public Health from Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.
Source: MedRisk/King Knight